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Oyster Tour

Knysna

Activity Description

Our coastal town of Knysna and Oysters go together like champagne and caviar, sea and sky, summer breezes and cold beers … if you’re more than a little intrigued by oysters, then join us for the ultimate oyster experience on the spectacular Knysna Lagoon. Learn all there is to know about one of the world’s most loved delicacy, taste the difference between wild and cultivated oysters, all whilst cruising the lagoon to the Heads and surrounds. Ask questions, take photo’s, excite your taste buds – all on board our “Oyster Boat” with a small group of guests. The cruise includes complimentary local white wine and oysters for tasting. Extra oysters are available on pre-order to enjoy on the boat.
Cruise includes an oyster educational experience, complimentary white wine, and half a dozen fresh oysters per person.

Cruises depart daily from Experience Knysna Curio Shop next to Sirocco Restaurant , , on Thesen Island. Please remember your camera, sunblock, sunhat and wind breaker (just in case!) And remember – our boat is perfect for families and children of all ages are welcome.

Arrangements

Duration1 hour 30 minutes
WhenSeven days a week, weather dependant
WhereWe depart and return to Thesen Island, at the jetty at the back of Sirocco Restaurant. Please note: Guests are required to be at the boat 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. We are based at Experience Knysna Curio Shop next to Sirocco Restaurant , , Thesen Island (end of Long Str), Knysna.
WeatherWeather and tide dependent
What to WearSunblock , sun hat and just in case the weather changes, a warm jacket...we do have blankets available on the boat.
Things to BringCamera and binoculars
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators allowed. Spectators are welcome to wait at our offices until the guests return

Requirements

Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsCruise includes an oyster educational experience, complimentary white wine, and half a dozen fresh oysters per person.
ExclusionsAdditional drinks, beverages and snacks are not available on board. Guests are welcome to purchase drinks and bring them on board.

Notes

Please note: Guests are required to be at the boat 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. We are based at Experience Knysna Curio Shop next to Sirocco Restaurant ,, Thesen Island (end of Long Str), Knysna.
1h30 fully guided educational boat cruise on the Lagoon. By the time you finish the tour, you will know all there is to know about the Knysna oysters as well as oysters in general. Our Oyster Tour is a very interactive experience – learn to open oysters and taste the difference between wild and farmed oysters. Sit back, relax and take in the great views.

Customer Reviews

Alec took us out on the trip. He is a very nice guy and knows the area and his oysters. It was very special and personal with only Alec, my wife and myself on the boat. It was a great experience! - Hendrik le Roux


Thank You - the Oyster tour was an awesum experience - loved the walk to the Oyster beds - mud and all. - Nirusha Maharaj




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